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I was medically retired from the US Air force on January 29, 2013 after 22 years and 7 months of service.Had multiple service-connected disabilities stemming from injuries going all the way back to 1992.....which they didn't bother to get around to…Continue
Hello everyone, Im not sure if i should be here but i saw the "and returned" part. So, i was in service until Novenber 2011 when the Army tossed me out on a medical retirement from injuries sustained during OEF 10-11. I'm unable to work due to the…Continue
Greetings all, I am currently deployed to Camp Leatherneck, and I've taken on the task of providing guitar music for the church services here, and I'm wondering if anybody wants to make a guitar to add to the chapel services? I love smoking cigars,…Continue
Hello everyone,I heard about these cigar box guitars from a buddy the other day and they sound awesome! We are deployed in Helmand province Afghanistan at present. I have played 6 string guitar for a number of years and it is my go to relaxation…Continue
Hello All, I am currently deployed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. A guy I met out here showed me the CBG that he recieved from someone on this site. WOW! I have never seen anything like it, and then he told me that someone in the…Continue
Congratulations Jonathan on getting a CBG. I still am in the process of five different builds. If i can help a another service member, please let me know. A few pics are attached to check out. I can send one of builds that are completed or will…Continue
So I was drinking with a buddy one night and stuck an oak 1x2 into the box I was going to put it on... I put it in backwards, and I can't very well have the logo upside down on the front so now it's a left handed 22 fret 25 1/2 scale 4 string. Well…Continue
Greetings from Afghanistan. I ventured onto this site by way of a battle buddy. Since getting on the site I've grown more interested in these guitars. I'd like to thank all those who have donated time money or supplies to getting these guitars to my…Continue